Tag Archives: EMR

Shopping for Insurance? We’ve Got You Covered

Is my prescription covered? What’s my copay? Choosing a health insurance plan that gets you the most bang for your buck is daunting. For many, medication price and coverage is a crucial decision factor. Meanwhile, drug prices vary under different … Continue reading

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Geisinger Health System will expand patient access to their doctors’ notes in its Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-funded OpenNotes program. Thus far, 82 percent of participating patients opened at least one EMR note. Kaiser Permanente Northwest (KPNW) joined the Oregon Health … Continue reading

On the Brink of Widespread Adoption: Care
Transition Systems

In a simple world, success in digital health care business might be expressed like this: c = c (a,b). The amount of funding a startup has earned is a, b is the number of years it’s been open for business, … Continue reading

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Beyond Lucid, which created a health record used during emergency situations, announced its Response for Responders campaign. In recognition of the heroism of EMS and fire professionals, especially those who acted in recent crises, the company will donate 5% of … Continue reading

Drchrono EMR Now Uses Square for Physician Payments

There are cool gadgets. And then there are cool gadgets that integrate with cool gadgets. Electronic medical record app creator drchrono took one, an iPad, and combined it with two, Square, and came up with a way for physicians to … Continue reading

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Medisana, a German firm out of Düsseldorf, released a new heat sensing dock for iPhones and iPads that can measure body temperature by pointing the infrared sensor to a given body part. The device is similar to another vital signs … Continue reading

Shareable Ink: the Pen and Paper EMR

There was at least one company advocating for paper records on the showroom floor at HIMSS12. But the IT twist to Shareable Ink‘s paper and pen system is that it collects and sends data to a cloud. Physicians fill in … Continue reading

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The PositiveID Corporation announced that its FDA-cleared iglucose system has been certified by AT&T as being reliable across its nationwide wireless network. The iglucose system connects to glucometers, transmitting blood glucose readings to the cloud. MediSwipe, provider of merchant payment … Continue reading

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The winner of the Health 2.0 Developer Challenge with Walgreens may soon hit shelves! CEO of m-Healthcoach, Aamer Ghaffar, created an iPad app for Walgreens that might be implemented in 16 Chicago-based location. The app or “health guide” will offer … Continue reading

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Social media is proving to play a valuable role in recruiting patients as participants in rare disease studies. Mayo Clinic conducted a study of the poorly understood, fatal, and rare disease called Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD). It was thanks … Continue reading

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Just in time for last weeks earthquake and hurricane on the East Coast, the American Red Cross distributed a survey that revealed the increasing use of social media, online news, and mobile technology when in a state of disaster or … Continue reading

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